For this assignment, select a peer-reviewed research article related to your final project and identify the author’s position statement. Your reflection should include an evaluation of the study’s validity. Specifically, validity means whether the study measures what it claims to measure. Next, examine the contemporary relevance of the research. Considering the validity and contemporary relevance is a critical step when evaluating research in personality psychology.
Prompt: This journal reflection will be an evaluation of a peer-reviewed research study that you select related to the final project. Your reflection should include an evaluation of the study’s validity. Next, examine the contemporary relevance of the research.
Include the following in your reflection:
Summary of the article: Describe the basic premise of the article and identify the research method used in the study.
Reflect on the author’s position statement.
Identify the author’s position statement.
Consider the strength of the position statement.
Discuss any revisions you would make to the position statement to make it stronger.
Examine the validity of the study. Consider how accurately the research measures what it claims to measure.
Describe the contemporary relevance of the research and how it can be applied today.
Guidelines for Submission: Your journal assignment should be 4 to 5 paragraphs in length and any sources used should be cited in APA format. Submit the assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.